Career Information Related
 to 
Technical Writing 

Job Titles

The Society for Technical Communication

http://www.stc.org/interestedTC.asp#1

US Department of Labor (Occupational Outlook Handbook)

http://www.bls.gov/oco/ocos089.htm

 

Salary Information:

Society for Technical Communication

http://www.stc.org/interestedTC.asp#3

 US Department of Labor (Occupational Outlook Handbook)

http://www.bls.gov/oco/ocos089.htm#earnings

 

Possible Employers

The Washington, DC, area is considered the second best job market in the nation for technical writers and editors.  The United States Government and private companies employ writers and editors in a number of different jobs.  To locate current job openings, visit  

www.monster.com

 DC Employment

http://www.employmentspot.com/state/dc.htm

 US Department of Labor (Occupational Outlook Handbook)

http://www.bls.gov/oco/ocos089.htm#earnings 

A number of employers advertise through the website for the Society for Technical Communication, a professional organization.  These jobs are compiled in a database available for members.

Sources of Additional Information

  • American Society of Indexers

10200 West 44th Avenue, Suite 304
Wheat Ridge, CO 80033
(303) 463-2887
Fax: (303) 422-8894
www.asindexing.org
 

  • Council of Science Editors

c/o Drohan Management Group
11250 Roger Bacon Drive, Suite 8
Reston, VA 20190-5202
(703) 437-4377
Fax: (703) 435-4390
www.councilscienceeditors.org

  • National Writers Union - National Office West

337 17th Street, #101
Oakland, CA 94612
(510) 839-0110
Fax: (510) 839-6097
www.nwu.org

  • Editorial Freelancers Association

71 West 23rd Street, Suite 1910
New York, NY 10010
(212) 929-5400
Fax: (212) 929-5439
www.the-efa.org

  • Society for Technical Communication, Inc.

901 N. Stuart Street, Suite 904
Arlington, VA 22203-1822
(703) 522-4114
Fax: (703) 522-2075
www.stc.org

  • International Webmasters Association

119 E Union Street, Suite # F
Pasadena, CA 91103
(626) 449-3709
Fax: (626) 449-8308
www.iwanet.org

  • American Medical Writers Association

Northern California Chapter
www.amwancal.org
Pacific Southwest Chapter
www.amwa-pacsw.org

  • International Association of Business Communicators

One Hallidie Plaza, Suite 600
San Francisco, CA 94102-2818
(800) 776-4222
Fax: (415) 544-4747
www.iabc.com

 
  • National Association of Science Writers

P.O. Box 294
Greenlawn, NY 11740
(631) 757-5664
Fax: (631) 757-0069
www.nasw.org

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Date Reviewed:  Spring 2005awb